Visiting us

Opening hours

To see the museum's normal opening hours please check the AUB Library website for details.

Planned closures

The museum will be closed on the following dates:


May 2023

Monday 15th May: 1pm - 2pm - school session and AUB careers session

Tuesday 16th May: 12.30pm - 3pm - school session

Wednesday 17th May: 1pm - 2pm - AUB careers session

Thursday 18th May: 10.30am - 1pm - external group visit

Friday 19th May: closed from 5pm for Student's Union 'Yard Party'.

Monday 22nd May: Filming take place in museum - closed all day

Tuesday 23rd May: 10am - 11am - external group visit

Wednesday 24th May: 1pm - 2pm - AUB careers session

Monday 29th May: Bank Holiday - closed all day

Wednesday 31st May: 1pm - 2pm - AUB careers session

Location and access

MoDiP is free to visit and is located within the Library at the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) campus at Wallisdown, Poole, BH12 5HH. 

The museum is free to visit and is located within the Library at the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) campus at Wallisdown, Poole, BH12 5HH.  MoDiP is open when the Library is open, check the Library website for details.

Parking is restricted but it is not usually necessary to reserve a space after 4.00pm each day or at weekends. Reservations may be made for visitors with a disability - contact

Arrangements for group visits should be made by contacting

Please telephone (+44 (0)1202 363727) or email in advance if you wish to make an appointment with a member of the MoDiP team or if you have additional needs.

If you would like to view specific objects from the collection see our viewing and borrowing objects pages.

Disability access

There are designated disability parking spaces on site and the museum can be accessed via a lift.

How to find us

Full directions, together with information about public transport, can be found on the AUB website:

Refreshment facilities

Refreshment are available from Starbucks, the Arts Bar and the AUB Refectory.

What else to see

Whilst you are visiting MoDiP, why not also visit TheGallery?  TheGallery showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world, its collections also include pieces on loan from major galleries and museums.  TheGallery is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England.  Find out more about what is on display by visiting their website.


Suddenly Last Summer 2017. TheGallery, AUB. Photo: Wen-Ting Lin

Have we helped you in anyway?

MoDiP is interested to record the different ways we have had an impact on our audience. 

We would like to hear from you if we have had an effect on the way you think about plastics or if our practices have made you think about how you do things. 

We would be grateful if you could spare us a few minutes to fill in a short survey.